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ra·tion·al

 (răsh′ə-nəl)
adj.
1. Having or exercising the ability to reason. See Synonyms at logical.
2. Consistent with or based on reason or good judgment; logical or sensible: rational decisions.
3. Of sound mind; sane: wondered if the eccentric neighbor was not completely rational.
4. Mathematics Capable of being expressed as a quotient of integers.
n. Mathematics
A rational number.

[Middle English racional, from Old French racionel, from Latin ratiōnālis, from ratiō, ratiōn-, reason; see reason.]

ra′tion·al·ly adv.
ra′tion·al·ness n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.rationally - in a rational manner; "we must act rationally"
irrationally - in an irrational manner; "they acted irrationally"
Translations
بصورَةٍ مَنطِقِيَّه
logicky
fornuftigt
skynsamlega
mantıksal olarak

rationally

[ˈræʃnəlɪ] ADVracionalmente

rationally

[ˈræʃənəli] adv [think, behave, act] → rationnellementration book ncarnet m de rationnementration card ncarte f de rationnementration coupon ncarte f de rationnement

rationally

adv act, behave, thinkvernünftig, rational; (Med) → bei klarem Verstand; rationally (speaking), it should be possible to do itrational gesehen sollte es möglich sein

rationally

[ˈræʃnəlɪ] adv (behave, speak, think) → razionalmente

rational

(ˈraʃənl) adjective
1. able to think, reason and judge etc. Man is a rational animal.
2. sensible; reasonable; logical; not (over-) influenced by emotions etc. There must be a rational explanation for those strange noises
ˈrationally adverb
ˌrationˈality noun
References in classic literature ?
It is to be remarked, in passing, that when a man begins to drink rationally and intelligently that he betrays a grave symptom of how far along the road he has travelled.
And unless it can be shown that the circumstances which may affect the public safety are reducible within certain determinate limits; unless the contrary of this position can be fairly and rationally disputed, it must be admitted, as a necessary consequence, that there can be no limitation of that authority which is to provide for the defense and protection of the community, in any matter essential to its efficacy that is, in any matter essential to the FORMATION, DIRECTION, or SUPPORT of the NATIONAL FORCES.
What has made them conceive that man must want a rationally advantageous choice?
I am much mistaken if Emma's doctrines give any strength of mind, or tend at all to make a girl adapt herself rationally to the varieties of her situation in life.
The youthful infatuation of nineteen would naturally blind him to every thing but her beauty and good nature; but the four succeeding years--years, which if rationally spent, give such improvement to the understanding, must have opened his eyes to her defects of education, while the same period of time, spent on her side in inferior society and more frivolous pursuits, had perhaps robbed her of that simplicity which might once have given an interesting character to her beauty.
Collins's picture of Hunsford and Rosings rationally softened; and Elizabeth perceived that she must wait for her own visit there to know the rest.
The first heedless scheme had been to go in the morning and return at night; but to this Mr Musgrove, for the sake of his horses, would not consent; and when it came to be rationally considered, a day in the middle of November would not leave much time for seeing a new place, after deducting seven hours, as the nature of the country required, for going and returning.
Not even when he rationally appreciates "Jane being taken off his hands" or perhaps is able to exult at an excellent match.
which is to say, they were the nation, the actual Nation; they were about all of it that was useful, or worth sav- ing, or really respect-worthy, and to subtract them would have been to subtract the Nation and leave behind some dregs, some refuse, in the shape of a king, nobility and gentry, idle, unproductive, acquainted mainly with the arts of wasting and destroying, and of no sort of use or value in any rationally constructed world.
Five minutes ago Hareton seemed a personification of my youth, not a human being; I felt to him in such a variety of ways, that it would have been impossible to have accosted him rationally.
The chaplain resolved to try the experiment, and obtaining access to the madman conversed with him for an hour or more, during the whole of which time he never uttered a word that was incoherent or absurd, but, on the contrary, spoke so rationally that the chaplain was compelled to believe him to be sane.
Price, or the good offices of Rebecca, everything was rationally and duly accomplished, and the girls were ready for the morrow.